NewYork City – December 18, 2012
Women’s Sports & Entertainment Network Founder & President Denise J. Saul was honored at the 7th annual Our Gang Coat and Toy Drive. Ms. Saul was presented with the “Key to the Heart Award” which is presented each year to the person(s) who distinctly gives of themselves to help individuals and communities.
Rita Haywood of RH Sports Management and WNBA/NY Liberty Legend Teresa Weatherspoon holds this annual event to collect coats and toys for families and children in need in the New York City area.
The evening was filled with honorees and celebrity guests, including R & B songstress, Monifah Carter of BET’s R & B Divas and J Rome from Duets. Other honorees included: Celebrity Photographer Rowena Husbands (Blink of an Eye Photography), Music Producer Jerry Duplessis (CEO Wonda Music), and Pastor Kelvin Delosangeles.
About the Award…
“You, as an individual, possess transforming power and have used your success to brighten the lives of others. Your “power” comes from the core of who you are and reflects all that you are meant to be and more, for it is connected to The Source of all things. You are inspiring and elevating, making a profound difference in the lives of those you serve. It is an honor to know you.”
“Your dedication and desire to help others, has not gone unnoticed, for you are genuinely an angel in disguise and a transformer of people. Your gift of sports and entertainment coverage gives athletes and sports lovers’ enjoyment. You had a dream and made it a reality. For that I salute and applaud you. You are truly a wonderful servant.”
About Our Gang Coat & Toy Drive…
The goal of our annual “Our Gang” event is to collect coats and toys for families and children in need in the New York City area, while bringing attention to various organizations that can use our assistance in order to better serve their communities. We desire to bring back dreams and hope to lives once scarred, while using our words, actions and deeds to encourage and transform. With the occurrence of Hurricane Sandy, many are especially in need this year.
Ladies Night: Guests, Hostess & Honorees at the Our Gang Coat & Toy Drive included l-r:
Judene Walden, Event Hostess Rita Haywood (RH Sports Management), Honoree Denise Saul (Women’s Sports & Entertainment Network), Deane Davis, Rose Sias, Honoree Rowena Husbands ( Blink of an Eye Photography) and singer Brianna Colette